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Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society

2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499
+1 717-393-9745
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If you love the history of Lancaster County

We own the home which was once owned by Martin Mylin, revolutionary war gunsmith, his gun shop is... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2015
Lawrence G
,
Willow Street
Interesting!

We found this to be a very interesting museum. Lots to read and absorb. Not your ordinary... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
Augustfoodies
,
Browns Mills, New Jersey
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“films” (5 reviews)
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2215 Millstream Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499
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+1 717-393-9745
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

We own the home which was once owned by Martin Mylin, revolutionary war gunsmith, his gun shop is 300 yards from the house and is on the register of historical places. Being a history buff and wanting to learn more about the history of our...More

1  Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We found this to be a very interesting museum. Lots to read and absorb. Not your ordinary "tourist" type museum. If you are truly interested in learning more on the Amish/Mennonite culture, this is a must see.

2  Thank Augustfoodies
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Took about a half hour to read all the exhibits in this $5/person museum. Would have like to have learned more of the history of the Mennonites and Amish.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 27 March 2015

I do genealogy and find this place the best I've seen in Lancaster County. The staff is helpful - just ask questions. If history or genealogy is your thing make sure to put this place on you bucket list. There is SO MUCH info here...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Learned a lot about the Amish and Mennonite population. How they came to be and how they came to be separtate.

1  Thank SueLehighton
Reviewed 3 December 2014

this place is just one of many to visit here .there are many old buildings to see and the landscapes are out of this world.these busy familys here do most of there work the smeway there grandparents did and a time before.enjoy your stay.

2  Thank frankk52
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We had just come from the Cloister which was a great experience and were looking to broaden our knowledge by going to the Mennonite Historical Society. We hit a craft fair there and it was a real hodgepodge and not a lot of the history...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Two buildings next to each other - one has the tabernacle. We took $49 guided tour for two hours - just wife, I and guide, roaming the side roads and even stopping to have a long conversation with a young Amish woman and her two...More

Thank FWDpost
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We had the pleasure of hiring a tour guide to accompany us in our car to all of the back road Amish homes and shops. Our Tour guide, Joanne Siegrist was very knowledgable and very sweet. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting...More

2  Thank Rachelle001
Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society is a great resource stop, and introduction to the heritage of Lancaster County Amish and Mennonites. Whether your interest is deep history or cultural curiosity, they offer resources and knowledge to support your pursuit. The gallery section is just excellent...More

3  Thank Musicmom123
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Response from madcttravelers | Reviewed this property |
Admission at the time we went was $5. There is an extra fee to see the movie about the Amish. It was worth seeing, but we can't remember the cost.
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